dual core graphics card?? possible?

hello, i've thought about this when i bought my computer(6month ago). since there are many dual core cpus, some quad core cpus, im thinking it is possible to make dual core gpus, what do you guys think? and when do you think i will be able to get it?
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  1. They used to toil around with that idea, but really, the current gpus are sooo massively multithreaded (on a hardware level)that "dual core" is a level they've way since surpassed.
  2. i have read somewhere on the net that 38xx series ati cards are going x2 as well, like a 3870 x2. i also read at turn of year, or 1st quarter they should be in stores. i dont know if this is true, but it would be awesome..kinda pointless i suppose, but its always, well, mine is bigger kinda world ya know?
  3. its not really dual core, but dual GPU. two cards stuck together in a small package. crossfire for one slot.
    like Quad FX or the Xeons (lets hope its more like the Xeons.)
  4. i was reading on wikipedia that the r700 is supposed to be made up of a bunch of smaller GPU's rather than one whole giant GPU.
  5. 3800 series x 2 card and a G92 8800series x 2 card, probably in the next month or two.

    http://en.expreview.com/?p=133

    http://en.expreview.com/?p=33
    http://en.expreview.com/?p=115
  6. sapphire made the dual gpu 1950 pro last year this is the pre-card too the new dual 3870 cards out soon

    as far as 2 chips on a die - gpus are already muti core
  7. Would it be possible to use a X2 on a 680i motherboard? If so, I think I know what my next card is.
  8. IndigoMoss said:
    Would it be possible to use a X2 on a 680i motherboard? If so, I think I know what my next card is.

    If your going to use 2 x nVidia GPU's you could use that on the SLI board. If you want to use AMD GPU's you'd need a X-fire supported mobo to do that.

    SLI (nVidia chipset) - means 2 GPU cards, or 2 slots on the mobo for 2 seperate video cards.
    Tri-SLI (nVidia chipset) - means 3 GPU cards, or 3 slots on the mobo for 3 seperate video cards.
    X-fire (AMD/ATI chipset) - means 2 GPU cards, or 2 slots on the mobo for 2 seperate video cards.
    Spider platform (AMD/ATI chipset) - Rumor has it that it'll handle up to 4, IIRC, video cards, which means 4 GPU cards, or 4 slots on the mobo for 4 seperate video cards. Please correct me if I'm wrong on that, but that is what I remember reading somewhere.

    Multicore GPU's on 1 card - is like having 1 video card with 2 GPU's on them, sorta like the nVidia 7950 gt had/has. I'm thinking that was your original question, but thought I show you the different variations out.
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